Depression poems – there are a lot of them I’m sure. Here’s a poem I just wrote as I sat, depressed, trying to do something I once enjoyed doing. Depression is no joke. So here is another depression poem to add to the collection.
Here is a poem I wrote a while ago. I recently submitted this failure poem to a poetry contest. Writing poems has been a go-to skill for me because I find I often don’t know what else to do to process what I’m feeling. I was never meant to follow your lead. It’s not that you […]
This is the best thing I’ve read in a long time. Permaculture: Design For Living It made me realize/remember how up until recently I had been going about life pretty backwards. It reinforced that I need to be doing things for the right reasons. And it reassured me that I’m on the right track.
I did a lot of scary things last week. Put my website back up, submitted a poem to an online journal, did my first speech. Made it public on YouTube (see it here). All scary because they all involve confronting one of my biggest fears and something I usually avoid at all costs: rejection. It has […]
Those are the 5 stages of grief and the same five stages I went through to get to the place where I can say: I have bi-polar disorder. This is what I know. I have to be writing. Where that will take me, I’ve never known. I started writing what I thought might be a […]
It’s that time again! I love food all the time, but Thanksgiving food is like omgyum. Here’s a recipe for gluten free stuffing from bodyecology.com that I have been using for many years and plan on making again tomorrow! Here is the direct link. I-CAN’T-BELIEVE-IT’S-GOOD-FOR-ME-STUFFING BY ELIZABETH GOOD Here is a Body Ecology way to enjoy […]
I’m an introvert. And despite years of practice and working on my skills, I’m still completely awkward in social situations. I’ve always been this way. May always be. I can only handle being around around people in small bursts. Not because I’m a jerk. I just get overwhelmed easily. That said, there are a few tricks […]
It’s normal to be in and out of love with your body, considering the world that we live in. It makes sense to feel discomfort living in this culture that thrives on feeding your body dissatisfaction–otherwise how could the diet industry be a multi-BILLION dollar one? Of course, it is easier to thrive in this […]